Mr. Sami Kanaan, Mayor of Geneva: “We are lucky enough to live in a multicultural city, open to others, which welcomes openheartedly communities from all continents, with their cultures, their beliefs, and their religions”

25 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Chairman and Executive Director welcome participants to World Conference seeking to bring out the common space of world religions within which equal citizenship rights can be fully realized

25 June 2018, GENEVA: The Ceremonial Entrance leading to the main Assembly Hall of the Palais des Nations was opened exceptionally this morning for the holding of the World Conference on Religions, Creeds and/or Value Systems Joining Forces to Promote Equal Citizenship Rights.  This conference is being held under the patronage of HRH Prince Al Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and under the chairmanship of HE Dr Hanif El Qassim from the United Arab Emirates.

HE Ali Bin Al Sayed Abdulrahman Al Hashim: “Our collective participation in this World Conference has an amplified impact on the international community in various ways with regard to the respect of freedom of belief”

25 June 2018, GENEVA: The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development has organized the first World Conference entitled “Religions, Creeds and Value System: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” that was held on the 25th of June 2018 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland. The World Conferenc

IOM Director General Ambassador William Lacy Swing: “Human mobility is not an issue to deal with but rather a human reality that has existed from the beginning of humankind“

25 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

United Nations Secretary General António Guterres highlights the importance of concerted action for the realization of equal citizenship rights in video message to the World Conference

25 June 2018, GENEVA: The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development, organized a World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Right”.

HE Hoda Al-Helaissi: Empowering women in Saudi Arabia is key to accomplish the goals of Vision 2030

25 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development.  The World Conference - held under the patronage

HE Faisal Bin Abdulrahman Bin Muaammar: “Interreligious dialogue has the power to create lasting innovation and change”

25 June 2018, GENEVA:  On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal: “Together we can share the responsibility of challenging conventional thinking about the underlying causes of loss of human dignity, marginalisation and oppression”

25 June 2018, GENEVA: On 25 June 2018, the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue organized a World Conference on the theme of “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the Arab Thought Forum, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development. 

Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

19 June 2018, GENEVA - On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 2018, celebrated on the 19th of June, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, H. E. Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim reiterates the need to put an end to the scourge of conflict-related sexual violence around the world, and to combat the fear and cultural stigma that converge to prevent the vast majority of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence from reintegrating societies.

Le Président de la RCA s’intéresse à la conférence mondiale sur les religions et les droits égaux de citoyenneté qui se tiendra prochainement à Genève

Le 7 juin 2018, GENEVE - Le 7 juin 2018, le Directeur exécutif du Centre de Genève pour la promotion des droits de l’homme et le dialogue global l’Ambassadeur Idriss Jazairy a été reçu en audience à Genève par le Président de la République Centrafricaine Son Excellence Monsieur Faustin-Archange Touadéra en présence du son représentant permanent à l'ONU Genève, l'Ambassadeur Son Excellence Leopold Ismael Samba.

Geneva Centre’s Executive Director presents agenda of the World Conference to African Group Ambassadors

5 June 2018, GENEVA – On 5 June, the Geneva Centre’s Executive Director Ambassador Idriss Jazairy was invited by the Permanent Delegation of the African Union to an official meeting of all African Group Ambassadors in Geneva to present the rationale and purpose of the World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and/or Other Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights.”

Conference on Religions and Equal Citizenship Rights at UNOG: World Declaration on the Advancement of Equal Citizenship Rights

5 June 2018, GENEVA - The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue in collaboration with the International Catholic Migration Commission, the World Council of Churches, the World Council of Religious Leaders, Bridges to Common Ground and the European Centre for Peace and Development is organizing the first World Conference “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights.”

“Aggression of children in the Arab region needs to come to an immediate end,” says Chairman of the Geneva Centre

4 June 2018, GENEVA – The Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, Dr. Hanif Hassan Ali Al Qassim, appeals to international decision-makers to address all forms of violence against children in armed conflicts. The Geneva Centre’s Chairman made this call to action on the occasion of the 2018 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression commemorated annually on 4 June. 

The Geneva Centre and World Council of Churches (WCC) to organize a press conference to announce the agenda of the World Conference

29 May 2018, GENEVA – The first World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” will be held on 25 June 2018 under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. It will mark a new conceptual departure towards expanding the boundaries of the convergence of values, which bring the world of religions and faiths together.

World Conference on Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Sealing the Deal: A World Declaration on the Advancement of Equal Citizenship Rights

28 May 2018, GENEVA - The first World Conference on “Religions, Creeds and Value Systems: Joining Forces to Enhance Equal Citizenship Rights” will be held on 25 June 2018 under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. It will mark a new conceptual departure towards expanding the boundaries of the convergence of values, which bring the world of religions and faiths together.

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